Just Make Work!

Painting by Joan Snyder "Magic Meadow"

Painting by Joan Snyder
“Magic Meadow”

Class notes from Poetic Non-Representational Acrylic Painting with Andrew Long, Fall 2007

What do you think of when you think of a building?  Do you think of the structure underneath?   Why don’t they call it a “built”?  “Building” is a verb – a process.

Maxine Price – a fellow student’s favorite artist, for layers and colors.

Just make work!  Andrew made over 150 pcs. his first year; he’s now been painting 7 years.

Joan Snyder – who won a Brooklyn Museum exhibit.

Techniques:

  • Clear tar – makes acrylics work more like oil.
  • Get an ice chopper and cake spatula from restaurant supply store.

 

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